Scott Bennett: Stuff (Work In Progress)

Scott Bennett: Stuff (Work In Progress)


Scott Bennett: Stuff (Work In Progress)

A show about stuff, society and design.

Before being a Comedian, Scott worked for over a decade as a Product
Design consultant. He’s designed everything from plant pots to power
tools and he’s won awards for doing so. However, it was a highly
pressurised job and everything he ever did was constantly scrutinised
and criticised, boy was he glad to leave that world behind.

He still loves things though, and he’s not alone. As a society we just
love stuff. We turn on tech and tech turns us on. Whether it’s the
latest phone, car or coffee maker, we just can’t get enough. These
things aren’t just products, they are a statement about who we are.

For the last thirty years society has been swept up on this wave of
materialism and with the rise of the influencer, it’s only gaining pace.
This message is at odds with the looming environmental crisis, one that
threatens our very existence. The recent Covid pandemic has also changed
the balance of our lives. We’re now in a struggle to take back control,
to focus on what’s important, the tangible things that bring us real joy
and nourish the soul. It’s all about family, relationships, nature, and
having time to think. The problem is our love of stuff is getting in the

Star of Live at the Apollo (BBC One) The News Quiz (radio 4) Comedians
comedian 2020 and Best Club Comedian Nominee by Chortle 2022.

“Without doubt live comedy’s best kept secret” The Evening Standard

“Bennett is a stand-up in fine control of his material, his delivery and
his image, a masterclass in adding a frisson of ‘in the moment’
unpredictability to otherwise tightly written routines” ★★★★ – Chortle

“Great material, great delivery, a very funny man” Rob Brydon

“Brilliantly funny, a joy to watch” Chris Ramsey.

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The Big Difference, 68 High Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE

Opening Times

Scott Bennett: Stuff (Work In Progress) (3 Sept 2023)
Sunday19:30 - 20:50
Scott Bennett: Stuff (Work In Progress) (10 Sept 2023)
Sunday19:30 - 20:50


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